(Part 10) GAO Presentation On Internal DHS Checkpoints

Part 10 of a 14 part video series highlighting a town hall meeting organized by Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords appears above. The meeting was held on September 2, 2009 in Green Vally, Arizona to discuss/debate a recent GAO report on internal suspicionless homeland security checkpoints.

In this video, more members of the audience speak out against the proposed permanent Homeland Security checkpoint being planned for Southern Arizona’s I-19 South of Tucson. Jennifer Allen with the Border Action Network speaks first followed by a member of the Audobon Society. Highlights from the speakers along with responses from government representatives follow:

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(Part 11) GAO Presentation On Internal DHS Checkpoints

Part 11 of a 14 part video series highlighting a town hall meeting organized by Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords appears above. The meeting was held on September 2, 2009 in Green Vally, Arizona to discuss/debate a recent GAO report on internal suspicionless homeland security checkpoints.

In this video, three members of the audience share their thoughts regarding the proposed permanent Homeland Security checkpoint being planned for Southern Arizona’s I-19 South of Tucson. Of special note is Chief Gilbert’s feigned outrage after being accused of not listening to community concerns regarding the proposed checkpoint. To show just how much concern he has, Gilbert assured the speaker the community will have a say in the type of facade used at the checkpoint. Video highlights appear below:

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(Part 12) GAO Presentation On Internal DHS Checkpoints

Part 12 of a 14 part video series highlighting a town hall meeting organized by Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords appears above. The meeting was held on September 2, 2009 in Green Vally, Arizona to discuss/debate a recent GAO report on internal suspicionless homeland security checkpoints.

In this video, members of the audience continue sharing their thoughts regarding the proposed permanent Homeland Security checkpoint being planned for Southern Arizona’s I-19 South of Tucson. Video highlights appear below:

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(Part 13) GAO Presentation On Internal DHS Checkpoints

Part 13 of a 14 part video series highlighting a town hall meeting organized by Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords appears above. The meeting was held on September 2, 2009 in Green Vally, Arizona to discuss/debate a recent GAO report on internal suspicionless homeland security checkpoints.

In this video, more audience members speak out against the existing checkpoint along I-19 and the permanent checkpoint being planned. Video highlights appear below:

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(Part 14) GAO Presentation On Internal DHS Checkpoints

Part 14 of a 14 part video series highlighting a town hall meeting organized by Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords appears above. The meeting was held on September 2, 2009 in Green Vally, Arizona to discuss/debate a recent GAO report on internal suspicionless homeland security checkpoints.

This video completes the Giffords Townhall video series. In this video, one more individual speaks followed by responses from government representatives and a closing by Giffords. Highlights appear below:

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(Part 9) GAO Presentation On Internal DHS Checkpoints

Part 9 of a 14 part video series highlighting a town hall meeting organized by Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords appears above. The meeting was held on September 2, 2009 in Green Vally, Arizona to discuss/debate a recent GAO report on internal suspicionless homeland security checkpoints.

In this video, two more audience members speak out against the proposed permanent Homeland Security checkpoint being planned for Southern Arizona’s I-19 South of Tucson. Both speakers appear to be associated with the checkpoint work group formed by Representative Giffords several years ago to study the checkpoint’s probable impact on local communities. Highlights from the speakers along with responses from government representatives follow:

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(Part 8) GAO Presentation On Internal DHS Checkpoints

Part 8 of a 14 part video series highlighting a town hall meeting organized by Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords appears above. The meeting was held on September 2, 2009 in Green Vally, Arizona to discuss/debate a recent GAO report on internal suspicionless homeland security checkpoints.

In this video, members of the audience continue to express their concerns regarding the GAO report and the proposed permanent homeland security checkpoint planned for I-19 South of Tucson. Bruce is the first person from the audience to speak in this video. Highlights from Bruce’s comments appear below:

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(Part 7) GAO Presentation On Internal DHS Checkpoints

Part 7 of a 14 part video series highlighting a town hall meeting organized by Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords appears above. The meeting was held on September 2, 2009 in Green Vally, Arizona to discuss/debate a recent GAO report on internal suspicionless homeland security checkpoints.

In this video, members of the audience express their concerns regarding the GAO report and the proposed permanent homeland security checkpoint planned for I-19 South of Tucson. First to speak is a representative for the Coalition for a Safe and Secure Border which also maintains this outdated blog.

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